Matt Granger has proved to be nothing more than a tool.
Ah, come on, he is just filling in the "first with the news" niche. This is the equivalent of a "breaking news" banner at the bottom tv screen. Is the first you hear something ever very in depth? No. Will I buy this lens based on what he said? No.
But it was interesting to watch. It was interesting to see some test shots, and I even found the ease at which he moved around with the lens interesting.
So, if he is a tool, he was one that served his role well. Now lets get more in depth analysis from TDP etc and hopefully have a few early adopters pick this lens up and provide some first hand accounts of its performance.
I have to say, I am becoming more interested in this lens all the time.